LE SSERAFIM Becomes Fastest K-pop Girl Group to Accomplish THIS on Billboard 200

LE SSERAFIM has scored an amazing accomplishment on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart.

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LE SSERAFIM Becomes Fastest K-pop Girl Group to Land More Than One Album in Billboard 200’s Top 10

The year 2024 is going great for the quintet!

Korean Music Critic 'Accuses' LE SSERAFIM of Plagiarism For Multiple Songs in 'EASY' Album
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On March 3, Billboard listed numerous K-pop artists who made their marks on its Top 200 Albums chart.

According to the list, the list has shown how much K-pop’s reach has grown over the years, as LE SSERAFIM managed to snag the No. 8 spot on the list with their third mini album “EASY.” Apart from LE SSERAFIM, TWICE also dominated the rankings with “With YOU-th” at No. 1.

Korean Music Critic 'Accuses' LE SSERAFIM of Plagiarism For Multiple Songs in 'EASY' Album
(Photo : LE SSERAFIM on X (Twitter))

According to sources, LE SSERAFIM managed to secure eighth place by garnering 41,000 equivalent album units for the week ending on February 29.

“EASY” successfully gathered 24,000 in terms of traditional album sales, while also collecting 7,000 streaming album units and 9.86 million audio streams.

LE SSERAFIM's 'EASY' Music Video Banned by KBS Ahead of Release for THIS Reason
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Moreover, “EASY” has become LE SSERAFIM’s second album to land a spot on the Top 10 of the Billboard 200. Overall, it is their third release to enter the chart, following “ANTIFRAGILE” in 2022, and their first-ever full album “UNFORGIVEN” in 2023.

This achievement led LE SSERAFIM to become the fastest K-pop girl group to chart on the Top 10 with different albums. The “EASY” singers debuted in 2022, meaning that the achievement was reached in less than two years since their introduction to the K-pop scene.

LE SSERAFIM 'EASY' Accused of Plagiarizing Olivia Rodrigo Following Teaser Release
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Outside of Billboard, LE SSERAFIM has also dominated the iTunes charts around the world. On February 19, the group officially released “EASY,” enticing FEARNOTs along the way. After its release, both the album and title track immediately climbed up to the charts.

“EASY” reached No. 1 on the Top Albums charts of iTunes, covering at least 18 various countries worldwide such as Japan, Canada, Mexico, and many more. Furthermore, it also reached second place in the United States, highlighting LE SSERAFIM’s brewing global presence.

LE SSERAFIM's 'EASY' Music Video Banned by KBS Ahead of Release for THIS Reason
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Meanwhile, the song “EASY” successfully claimed the No. 1 spot on iTunes’ Top Songs charts. According to Korean news outlet Newsis, “EASY” dominated in at least five regions, with the inclusion of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Thailand.

In other news, LE SSERAFIM’s debut music video for “FEARLESS” made history on August 9, 2022. The content became the fastest music video to garner 100 million views on YouTube, leading it to become the group’s first-ever MV to achieve the feat.

Congratulations to LE SSERAFIM for their amazing feat!

*********] Riely Miller